Russian Space Shuttle (was RE: Programming on Paper)

From: Ethan Dicks <>
Date: Mon Jun 19 12:42:17 2000

--- Douglas Quebbeman <> wrote:
> Ok, here's a quote from one of my favorite computer scientists
> (Tom VanVleck...
> The quote is from an article of his on the Multicians web site:
> I left my last job as a full-time programmer in 1990. A young
> Russian (who had written some of the software tools used in
> generating the control programming for Snowflake, the never-used
> Soviet space shuttle)

I've seen the Buran (sitting in Gorky Park at the moment). I've never
heard it called "Snowflake". Is this the same bird? The Buran flew
once, unmanned, and is now a tourist attraction, rotting away in the
Russian weather. I have some pictures I can scan if anyone cares.



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